In addition to the university requirements for admission to the Graduate School at ULM, applicants for admission to the Master of Science in Psychology degree program will meet two of the following criteria:
A minimum cumulative grade-point average of 2.75; and/or
A minimum combined score of 900 on the GRE General Test (Verbal plus Quantitative); and/or
A total of at least 1900 points based upon the formula—400 times the overall undergraduate grade-point average plus the GRE General Test score (Verbal plus Quantitative).
Applicants who fail to meet the above standards may be admitted on conditional status by the recommendation of the Committee on Admissions of the Psychology Department in concert with the Dean of the Graduate School.
Undergraduate requirements include 9 semester hours of psychology, including at least 3 semester hours of statistics or its equivalent. The student will not be allowed to take more than 12 graduate hours until all undergraduate prerequisites are completed.
The Master of Science in Psychology offers specialized tracks in Psychometrics, Forensic, and General Psychology. Basic requirements common to all three tracks are:
5 hours of Psychology electives (from specifically identified courses)
For a total of 36 hours.
Note: To receive graduate credit for a 4000-level course designated ‘For Undergraduate and Graduates,’ a student must be in graduate admission status at the time credit is earned in the course. Credit earned in undergraduate admission status cannot be changed to graduate credit.